Medical publishing in a digital world: new world, new standards?
Authors: Paul Schoenhagen, Lorraine E. Ferris, Margaret A. Winker
Publishing standards of medical journals have evolved over decades and have been heavily influenced by the experience with print-based journals, which continue to be the gold standard for many aspects of medical publishing despite the increasing digitalization of all forms of communication (1,2). However, the entire publishing process (manuscript preparation, submission, review, revision, proofs, publishing) is now a digital one. This trend is also obvious in how journals are used.
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